Advertisement

Stephen Toulmin

Stephen Toulmin (1922–2009) was a British philosopher. First outlined in The Uses of Argument, his model for analyzing arguments has had a lasting influence on fields as diverse as law, computer science and communications theory. Toulmin’s other works include The Abuse of Casuistry: A History of Moral Reasoning and Return to Reason.

Back to Nature

The Dragons of Eden: Speculations on the Evolution of Human Intelligence

by Carl Sagan

June 9, 1977 issue

A Biology of Russian Dolls

The Logic of Life: A History of Heredity

by François Jacob, translated by Betty E. Spillman

July 18, 1974 issue

French Toast

Chance and Necessity

by Jacques Monod, translated by Austryn Wainhouse

December 16, 1971 issue

Progressive Man

Science in History

by J.D. Bernal

Society and Science

edited by Maurice Goldsmith, edited by Alan Mackay

March 3, 1966 issue

The Physicist as Philosopher

Essays 1958-1962 on Atomic Physics and Human Knowledge

by Niels Bohr

My View of the World

by Erwin Schrödinger

The Relevance of Science

by C.F. von Weizsäcker

April 22, 1965 issue

The Age of Biology

New Patterns in Genetics and Development

by C.H. Waddington

The Nature of Life

by C.H. Waddington

The Life of the Cell: Its Nature, Origin and Basic Development

by J.A.V. Butler

The Biochemical Approach to Life

by F.R. Jevons

Genetics and Man

by C.D. Darlington

Heredity and the Nature of Man

by Theodosius Dobzhansky

See all reviewed works
See less

December 31, 1964 issue

Subscribe and save 50%!

Read the latest issue as soon as it’s available and browse the rich archive. With this offer you will have immediate subscriber-only access to over 1,200 issues and over 20,000 articles published since 1963!

Subscribe now

Give the gift they’ll open all year

Save 50% off the regular rate and 75% off the cover price and receive a free 2021 calendar!